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Mar 21 - 22, 2019 | CME 12.60 | USD $369.99 | Palo Alto, California
2-Day: Crash Course in Cardiac Nursing is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Mar 21 - 22, 2019 at Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Cardiovascular Technology Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 Credit Hours. Conference Description: You MUST be able to identify cardiac issues in their early stages and respond appropriately to avoid life-threatening complications. Even many seasoned nurses remain confused by the complexity of the cardiac system and feel insecure in their assessment and analysis of rhythms and EKGs. Attend this comprehensive program and gain the skills and knowledge you need to manage any situation. Cardiac expert, Cathy Lockett, breaks down the most complex cardiac disorders and will provide you with practical tools and tips that are guaranteed to increase your confidence when caring for this challenging population. Your patients depend on you; don't miss this opportunity to become a CARDIAC EXPERT! • Imagine the Confidence you will have in your knowledge and ability to quickly assess complex cardiac patients. • Imagine the Respect you'll gain from your colleagues and patients when you respond rapidly and effectively in crisis situations. • Imagine the Satisfaction you will feel knowing that your advanced skills saved the life of your patient. Conference Objectives are: DAY 1 • Perform the proper technique for measuring jugular vein distention (JVD). • Assess systolic and diastolic murmurs by where they fall in the S1/S2 cardiac cycle. • Analyze findings on the 12-lead EKG to determine if a patient has axis deviation and what health care issues that may be identified. • Utilize the Lewis Lead to help differentiate if the patient is having an atrial dysrhythmia or not. • Incorporate treatment modalities for WPW syndrome. • Evaluate EKG clues for patients having aberrant pathways. DAY 2 • Specify the treatments for ACS and contrast EKG changes for STEMI versus NSTEMI. • Characterize the differences between systolic and diastolic heart failure using a simple hand gesture to recognize ventricular dysfunction for each. • Diagnose the stages of heart failure using the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology tool and identify interventions. • Critique the use of the Impella device and intra-aortic balloon pumps in severe cardiac impairment. • Evaluate findings in common cardiac labs, such as CKMB, Troponin, BNP/Pro-BNP levels. • Substantiate the benefits for patients using blood thinners in atrial fibrillation and describe the decision-making process.
Mar 30 - 31, 2019 | Palo Alto, California
Stanford Advanced Airway Management and Fiberoptic Course is organized by Stanford Medicine and will be held from Mar 30 - 31, 2019 at Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26, 2019 | CME 6.25 | USD $219.99 | Palo Alto, California
Managing Diabetes: Improving Patient Outcomes is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 26, 2019 at Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physician Assistants • Certified Diabetes Educators • Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians Credits: • Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians, Registered: 6.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) • Nurse Practitioners: 2.0 contact hours • Physician Assistants: 6.25 hours of clinical Category I CME credit Course Description: As a healthcare professional, you need sufficient diabetes knowledge to provide safe, competent care to patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Diabetes is becoming more complex and it is critical that you understand the latest strategies in insulin delivery, blood glucose monitoring, AADE7™, and nutrition to give your patients the best outcomes. Please join diabetes expert, Mary Ann Rosa, for this patient-focused one-day seminar on diabetes. You will leave with new management techniques and tips to improve the outcomes of patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes, as well as how to implement the latest clinical guidelines to optimize the quality of life of your patients and prevent further complications. Learner Objectives: • State diagnostic criteria for Diabetes Mellitus and different diagnoses. • Evaluate Metabolic syndrome and the three H's: Hyperglycemia, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension. • Recognize the symptoms of Hyperglycemia & Hypoglycemia. • Discuss how to successfully prescribe insulin, other injectable diabetes medications and oral anti-diabetes medications. • Calculate basal/bolus dosing of insulin administration including various insulin administration schedules to achieve optimal control. • Analyze motivational techniques to assist patients for optimal control of their diabetes. • Integrate nutrition and label reading to facilitate patient behavioral changes. • Explain effective new strategies to improve patient outcomes.